24 Jan 2014 | British School in the Netherlands
Recognising the importance of outdoor learning is something that’s particularly valued at The British School in The Netherlands (BSN).
22 Jan 2014 | International School of The Hague
In the 21st Century, we live in a world that is incredibly fast moving and technologically advanced. The Internet has revolutionised the way we interact and go about our daily business.
8 Jan 2014 | Energievergelijken.nl
All households in the Netherlands are free to choose or change their gas and electricity supplier. Since the energy market liberalisation in 2004, many new energy providers have entered the free market. Competition for new customers is fierce and households can benefit from attractive, welcoming incentives when they switch to another provider.
3 Dec 2013 | Deborah Valentine
First appeared in THEXPAT Journal Winter 2013 Publication
20 Nov 2013 | The App Train
Amazingly, the holidays are upon us. And while our kids are in a state of sugar-anticipation-frenzy starting with the bag of candy from Halloween, through the Sint and straight to Christmas, we can at least calm them down a bit with a few cute apps to get us all through. It is, a lovely time of year and we should be stopping to smell (and drink!) the glühwein.
14 Nov 2013 | True Colors childcare
True Colors is an international childcare centre next to the Plaspoelpolder in Rijswijk. We have been serving the children of the local international community for over 10 years!
13 Nov 2013 | Christine Fischer
Learning the language of the country you live in is helpful in feeling fully integrated in your new home. In Omniglot’s article The Importance of Learning the Language in a New Country by Ivana Vitali, the author points out that second language (or 3rd or 4th,for that matter) acquisition helps one in looking for work, making new friends and in simply getting things done.
6 Nov 2013 | British School in the Netherlands
From 21 - 25 October the British School in the Netherlands Rugby Club hosted its 4th week-long Rugby Camp with The Leicester Tigers, ten times Champions of England. The 2013 course was the most popular yet, with over 120 kids aged 5 - 18 years old enjoying the late October sunshine in Voorschoten.
16 Oct 2013 | ACCESS
Delft is a city that has borne many of the Netherlands’ great painters, scientists and noteworthy historical figures. Names such as Johannes Vermeer and Hugo Grotius are part of its rich cultural tapestry. It is also known as the city of princes – the Dutch royalty are interred in its churches, the most famous of them, William of Orange.
9 Oct 2013 | Genoveva Geppaart
Do you think about a hofje as a group of small houses built around a common courtyard, founded by a rich person, offering free housing to poor older women? You are right, but there are also hofjes, which have a completely different origin.